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Saturday, 14 May 2011

April Owl Finished

Welcome to all my new followers.  It's always a lovely surprise to see new faces, and extra special when I've only just got back from being away for a few days.

Well as promised, here is my Oak Haven April Owl finally finished.

April Owl SAL

Oak Haven Owl SAL

Well, I've just been touring around Norfolk, and the place I've been staying at have mallard ducks with lots and lots of ducklings.  As usual, my camera was with me and here are just some of the photo's I took for you to look at.

Aren't they just so cute!

Norfolk Windmill

Chaffinch

White Horses

While I was away, I did do some stitching.  I've been doing a miniature "Celtic Knot" by Textile Heritage.  I've almost finished, I just need to do some backstitching and a few extra stitches.  Unfortunately, the lighting was not good and I could not stitch too long at night.  So watch this space for an update.

Happy Stitching Everyone



10 comments:

Lee said...

The ducklings are real cute but love the photo of the chalffinch best.

Mary Joan said...

Thank you for your comments Lee. It was so good of the chaffinch to be so close, and singing his heart our, that I managed to get a good picture of him.

mdgtjulie said...

Your owls are adorable. Keep up the good work. And I love your photos. The ducklings are adorable!!

Sally said...

Those owls are so cute!

Love the photos of the ducklings. I love to see them but haven't seen any yet this year.

Nancy in IL said...

Love the ducklings photos, Mary Joan! Also the owls are coming along nicely. I joined very late and have only done Feb., but I also joined 3 other SAL's late, so I'm trying to catch up everywhere!

Love the specialty stitches in your header - beautiful!

♥ Nia said...

oh that April's owl is so funny!!! :D
All adorable! Congrats sweetie :)

Lesley (Home Is Where My Heart Is said...

Love your Owl finish,especially the eyelashes :)great photos too.

Carol's Stitching said...

Adorable Owl! :) I just joined Oakhaven Design group so I will be able to keep up with your updates. Looks like you have some wonderful stitching and other adventures going on so this will definitely be a blog to keep an eye on. :)

Val said...

Lovely pics - I am a Norfolk girl !
and some beautiful stitching ... Val x

Tatkis said...

Oh, I just love the owl family! They all are so cute!
And thank you for sharing birds and animals pictures!

Best wishes,
Tatyana